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Re: a fun hijack: 1/8, 2/8, 3/8, 4/8, 5/8, 7/8, 8/8, 12/8 brieflyannounced by AS 23520 (today)

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Fri Jun 09 10:16:47 2006

On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Ariel Biener wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 June 2006 21:58, Gadi Evron wrote:
> Gadi,
>     There's no real need for such drastic measures over this. The Internet is no
> longer a "safe" place, meaning that the sane NSPs/ISPs sanitize their networks
> rather than trust someone else to do it for them, or trust someone else to never
> make mistakes. As such, the diligent network operators and their networks will
> not even be affected by this.

Indeed, the Internet is not a safe place. It always surprises me when
people think otherwise. Regardles, it is a place where someone else's
mistake can cost YOU.

>     Also, there is a sentence that I like, I learned it from a proffessor here, but it
> is well known: 
> "Never attribute to malice something that can be easily explained by sheer stupidity".

One of the most true I ever heard, and indeed, stupidity does hurt
us. Does it matter if it is malicious by /intent/?

> best,
> --Ariel
>  --
>  Ariel Biener
>  e-mail: [email protected]
>  PGP: